Bell's Java Stout | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
89
very good
3,244 Ratings
Bell's Java StoutBell's Java Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Java Stout uses a custom blend of coffee beans, roasted locally for us by Water Street Coffee Joint, to generate its intense flavor. Possessing an unmistakable aromatic punch, Java Stout has long been one of our most popular stouts.

Added by kbub6f on 12-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,244
Reviews:
1,152
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
Wants:
182
Gots:
441
For Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,244 |  Reviews: 1,152
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of acsprouse
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours black. Light carbonation

S: Coffee in the nose, slight chocolate under notes, bitter smell (coffee). Malty

T: coffee, coffee and more coffee, bitter, malty with chocolate

M: thinner than i expected. Crisper than expected.

Overall.. great coffee stout. For what it is. This is a B+ beer. It sticks true to being a coffee stout.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Cubatobaco
4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This will be a short review...

12 ounce bottle poured into a snifter

A: Pours black with a minimal amount of lacing. Light carbonation rises around the sides

S: Coffee (duh), like stuck my nose in a Folger's jar, malts, bitter, dark chocolate,

T: Straight forward coffee, with chocolate taking the back seat, malty, hint of leather,

M: clean taste, thinner than I usually like, frothy, medium-bodied

O: Very fun to drink and not have to give all your attention to, too pricey for what it actually is, needs more body and complexity.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Bell's Java Stout from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.96 out of 5 based on 3,244 ratings.
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